Late grandmother 'sends texts from the grave'

Late grandmother 'sends texts from the grave'
Published: 2014 October 17 09:56:05 (10559 Views)
A family who sent text messages to a mobile buried with their late gran were horrified to get replies from 'beyond the grave' - after a cruel prankster took over the number.

Relatives of Lesley Emerson placed her beloved mobile handset into the coffin with her when she died aged 59 - because she always loved texting people.

They were promised the number would never be given to anyone else and occasionally sent her a loving SMS as a way of coping with the grief.



But three years after she died, O2 gave Lesley's number to another customer - who began to get the messages and realised they were being sent to a dead person.

Sheri Emerson sent a text message to her grandmother, Lesley, who was buried with her mobile phone because of her love of texting.

But the next day she received a reply saying: 'I'm watching over you, you'll get through this' and 'You'll be all right'.

Sheri called the number and the person who answered confessed.




Source - Metro

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